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ISEA Commemorates 4th AnniversaryJuly 5th, 2012

The Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) commemorated its 4th Anniversary on June 29, 2012 at the Ateneo de Manila University by holding a General Assembly of its Philippine-based members and launching the Multisectoral Forum Series on Poverty Reduction Through Social Entrepreneurship.

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ISEA President’s Report January 2011 – June 2012July 3rd, 2012

There have been 5 major accomplishments of ISEA during the period January 2011-June 2012

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32 Complete Course on Strategic Social Enterprise HR, OD and FinanceSeptember 7th, 2011

Thirty two senior managers and executive directors from 16 social enterprises and resource institutions completed a course on Strategic Social Enterprise Human Resource, Organizational Development and Financial Management on August 29-September 3, 2011 in Quezon City, Philippines. The course was the third and final module of the pilot offering of the Strategic Management Course for Social Enterprises in Southeast Asia delivered by the Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) for Oikocredit partners and key staff from the Philippines and Cambodia.

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Initiatives of Members and Partners Training on Social Enterprise Development: An Introductory Course for NGO ManagersJanuary 26th, 2010

Social Enterprise is really an entirely new way of working, a way of creating a new sort of wealth and most of all, a way of changing people and the world. It is not an easy route and the conflicts between social goals and business, values and democratic working call for innovative approaches to planning, governing, selling and managing.

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Meloto Leads Endorsement of OKIOCREDIT-ISEA Book on Measuring Social EnterpriseNovember 25th, 2009

Ramon Magsaysay Awardee and Gawad Kalinga Founder Antonio Meloto led about 200 participants and guests in endorsing “Measuring Social Enterprise: A Resource Book on Social Enterprise Performance Measurement” on November 24, 2009, 3:00-5:00 PM at Pearl Hall, SEAMEO-INNOTECH, University of the Philippines, Diliman Quezon City, Philippines.

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Government’s Role in Promoting Social EntrepreneurshipSeptember 26th, 2009

We live at a point in history marked by unprecedented economic and geopolitical challenges – the global economic crisis, climate change, the rise of Brazil, Russia, India and China as new global powers, and the looming threat of a nuclear North Korea, Iran, and Al Qaeda. But in the midst of these gargantuan challenges, we are yet to find a decisive solution to a phenomenon that has confronted civilizations, nations, families, and individuals for several generations.

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ISEA Holds First GA and Anniversary CelebrationJune 22nd, 2009

The Institute for Social Entrepreneurship in Asia (ISEA) held its first general assembly as it also celebrated its first year anniversary on June 19, 2009 at the Ateneo School of Government, Ateneo de Manila University in Quezon City.

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ISEA First Anniversary Celebration Message and Report of the ISEA PresidentJune 20th, 2009

We are here to celebrate the first year anniversary of ISEA, an institution dedicated to creating a critical mass of social entrepreneurs and social enterprises, towards transforming the markets of Asia into arenas for pursuing equitable and sustainable development.

Maybe there is a reason why ISEA’s birthing and development is happening at a time that the global economic system is in crisis – as it provides us with greater space to advocate, scale up and mainstream a way of doing business and running markets, that generate positive social and environmental benefits to society, and result to improved quality of life of people, communities and our living environment.

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